The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 121 117 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Contract jobs citing VBScript 20 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.85% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 2.17% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 9
Average daily rate
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£305 £328 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% -23.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.06 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £25.80 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-18.71% -32.56%
VBScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1185 1150 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.39% 39.09% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 761 417
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 53 40
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £20.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the South West region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorset +7 9 £305 +1.66% 2
Wiltshire -7 6 - - 2
Devon - 4 £305 - 2
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript.

1 18 (64.29%) VB
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
4 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (50.00%) VMware
5 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
5 13 (46.43%) SQL
6 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 10 (35.71%) McAfee
7 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 10 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (32.14%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (32.14%) .NET
8 9 (32.14%) SCCM
9 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.00%) Release Management
11 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
11 6 (21.43%) C#
11 6 (21.43%) UML
12 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.86%) Web Services
12 5 (17.86%) Classic ASP
12 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (17.86%) jQuery
13 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 4 (14.29%) QA

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing VBScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MSI
2 2 (7.14%) InstallShield
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (10.71%) Military
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) VBA Developer
3 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) VB Developer
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) Classic ASP
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 4 (14.29%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
5 3 (10.71%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows 7
3 13 (46.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Release Management
2 6 (21.43%) UML
3 4 (14.29%) MVC
4 3 (10.71%) Data Security
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
4 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
4 3 (10.71%) Office Automation
5 2 (7.14%) WFM
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) VB
2 13 (46.43%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 6 (21.43%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.71%) VBA
6 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) HNC
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.71%) XenApp
4 3 (10.71%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (32.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) McAfee
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
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